A Boat Trip from Lugano c1961

A picture of a jetty in Lugano just after a boat has left for a trip in about 1961.

The actual title of this slide, as written on the mount, is ‘Pink House – Lugano’. I did a search to see if I could find a bed and breakfast house or hotel with this name, and although one came up on google I wasn’t convinced it was the same house so I didn’t choose it as a precise location.

The picture shows the churn of the boat’s engines as it leaves the jetty with, presumably, holiday makers on a tour of Lake Lugano. It also shows a man standing on the end of the jetty and hidden in the right hand, middle of the picture is a woman sitting on a bench watching the boat leave. I wonder if this woman lives in the pink house or if she is waiting for someone to return after the trip – that is a question which will be impossible to answer some 55 years after the event.

Above the jetty is an Italian flag which slightly confuses the location. Lake Lugano is on the border of Italy and Switzerland, but the title suggests this is the Town of Lugano, which is in Switzerland. I wonder if this is actually in Italy and the title is referring to the Lake?

The date is sometime in the early 1960s – probably 1961 since other pictures in the series are dated 1961.

Photo categories : Boat|LakeDate Picture Taken: Unknown
A picture of the jetty just after a Boat has pulled away for a Trip from Lugano c1961

The Location of this picture is shown below

This photo features in a series. Click any picture below to see it.
  • Bus crossing bridge to italy in Ponta Tresa in Switzerland in about 1961
  • View from the William Tell Statue
  • Joch Pass, Switzerland
  • Taking Refreshment at Joch Pass
  • Boats on the shore of a Swiss Lake
  • Monte Generoso, Rovio, Switzerland
  • The Town of Ponte Tresa
  • Lake Lugano
  • A man on a mountain path leading a cart pulled by a cow
  • Couple by a garden in Lucerne, Switzerland in about 1961
  • Shopping Arcade in Lugano
  • Boats and Hotels at Lugano Switzerland
  • A picture of the jetty just after a Boat has pulled away for a Trip from Lugano c1961
  • The Hotel Carina at Morcote in Switzerland pictured in about 1961
  • Lowengraben in Lucerne Switzerland about 1961
  • Shopping Arcades in Lugano, Switzerland 1961
  • A Railway tunnel through the alps c1960
  • A Narrow street in Lucerne Switzerland c1960
  • Rigi Restaurant Switzerland 1962
  • Monte Bre Lugano Switzerland in 1962
  • A shopping arcade in Morcote, Lugano in about 1962
  • A cafe in Switzerland in about 1962
  • The Climber
  • Altdorf Street Scene in 1962
  • By the William Tell Monument in Altdorf in 1962
  • The landing stage at Baveno
  • Alpine horn blower on Pilatus in Switzerland 1962
  • Pilatus Kolm Hotel 1962
  • The Cable car station at Pilatus Kulm Hotel, Switzerland
  • Baskets on a wall in Switzerland

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